4 Sharp Corners, LLC
100 John L Dietsch Square, North Attleboro MA 02763
Information We Collect
We collect Personal Information about you from a variety of sources, including information we collect from you directly, information we collect about you from other sources, and information we collect automatically from you. “Personal Information” includes any information that enables us to identify you, directly or indirectly, by reference to any identifiers such as name, username, address, email address, location data, online identifier or one or more factors specific to you. It does not include information that is considered anonymous or aggregated by applicable law.
Information You Provide to Us
The types of information that we collect directly from you include information when you register on the Website, Portal, enroll in our newsletter or agree to use our Services, such as: personal details (e.g., name), contact details (e.g., phone number, email address, postal address), transaction information (e.g., bidding or purchase records, shipping details, information about items you purchase or wish to consign), financial information, username and password, and identification information.
How We Use Collected Information
We use your Personal Information for the following purposes, as permitted by applicable law:
To improve customer service
Your information helps us to more effectively respond to your customer service requests and support needs.
To fulfill your orders and purchases, facilitate consignments, provide the Services, and manage your account.
To send you information about auctions that you may be interested in.
To improve our site
We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
To send you marketing communications and other materials or information that may interest you.
To protect against risk of fraud by clients.
To comply with legal obligations to which we are subject and cooperate with regulators and law enforcement bodies; and
For other purposes that we tell you about specifically when you register or provide data about yourself to us.
How We Disclose Your Personal Information
We may disclose your Personal Information to other companies or entities as follows:
To business partners and vendors that work on our behalf to provide services such as item shipments, mailings, customer account and technology support, secure payment processing, fraud prevention, digital marketing management, and data storage.
To consignors and others as needed to facilitate a consignment or purchase.
To meet certain legal compliance requirements, for example under anti-money laundering laws or customs laws and regulations.
To law enforcement or other entities as required.
As part of a sale, merger, liquidation, or transfer of our business assets.
Justifications for Processing Your Personal Information
We rely on the following legal grounds to process your Personal Information:
We process your Personal Information with your consent (e.g., when you ask us to send you information about upcoming auctions).
We process your Personal Information when we need to do this to fulfill a contract with you (e.g., for billing purposes) or where we are required to do this by law (e.g., where we have to fulfill anti-money laundering requirements).
We process your Personal Information when it is our legitimate interests to do this and when these interests are not overridden by your data protection rights, such as ensuring the security and integrity of our Services and We, developing new business opportunities, maintaining accurate business records, and in ensuring that our website operates effectively.
Your Data Protection Rights
You can control some of our use or collection of your Personal Information:
Receiving marketing messages from us: You may also stop email marketing by using the “unsubscribe” mechanism at the bottom of our email marketing messages. Please note that even if you opt-out of receiving emails, you may still receive communications related to your interaction with us (such as confirmation of a registration, email communications regarding an auction or purchase receipts) or otherwise as required by law.
Whether your account is up to date: You may review and edit the Personal Information that is stored in your user account on our website or Consignment Portal (e.g., your passwords and other contact information). We will endeavor to respond to your request as soon as practicable. Before we can provide you with any information, correct any inaccuracies, or delete any information, however, we may ask you to verify your identity and to provide other details to help us to respond to your request.
How We Protect Your Personal Information: We protect your information using commercially reasonable physical, technical, and administrative security measures designed to comply with applicable legal requirements and safeguard the Personal Information we collect. No security measures are perfect or impenetrable and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your Personal Information. You remain responsible for protecting your username and password and for the security of information you transmit to us over the Internet.
We Do Retain Your Personal Information for a Limited Amount of Time
We will keep your Personal Information for as long as we have a relationship with you. Once our relationship with you has come to an end, we will retain your Personal Information for a period that enables us to:
Maintain business records for analysis and/or audit purposes.
Comply with record retention requirements under the law or other relevant legal or regulatory requirements.
Defend or bring any existing or potential legal claims.
Deal with any complaints regarding the services.
We will delete your Personal Information when it is no longer required for these purposes.
Additional Information and Rights for EEA, UK and Swiss Residents
Under European data protection law, in certain circumstances, you have the right to:
Request access to any Personal Information we hold about you as well as related information, including the purposes for processing the Personal Information, the recipients or categories of recipients with whom the Personal Information has been shared, where possible, the period for which the Personal Information will be stored, the source of the Personal Information, and the existence of any automated decision making.
Obtain without undue delay the rectification of any inaccurate Personal Information we hold about you.
Request that Personal Information held about you is deleted.
Prevent or restrict the processing of your Personal Information.
Request transfer of Personal Information directly to a third party where this is technically feasible.
Additional Information and Rights for California Residents
Under the California Consumer Privacy Rights Act ("CCPA"), California residents have the right to:
Request and receive disclosure of our Personal Information collection practices during the prior 12 months, including the categories of Personal Information we collect, the categories of sources of such information, our business purpose for collecting or sharing such information, and the categories of third parties with whom we share such information.
about them during the prior 12 months.
Request and receive disclosure of our information sharing practices during the prior 12 months, including a list of the categories of Personal Information sold with the category of third-party recipients and a list of the categories of Personal Information that we disclosed for a business purpose.
Request that we not sell Personal Information about them; and
Request that we delete (and direct our service providers to delete) their Personal Information subject to certain exceptions.
For purposes of the CCPA, "Personal Information" means information that identifies, relates to, describes, is capable of being associated with, or could reasonably be linked, directly or indirectly, with a particular California resident or household.
To exercise the access, portability and/or deletion rights described above, please submit a verifiable consumer request to us by either calling us at 1(508) 921-3731 or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please note that we may request specific information from you in order to verify your identity, and there may be circumstances where we will not be able to honor your request. For example, if you request deletion, we may need to retain certain Personal Information to comply with our legal obligations or other permitted purposes. We will only use Personal Information provided in a verifiable consumer request to verify your identity or authority to make the request.
For requests for deletion of your information please understand that California law permits us to retain certain information and not to delete it under certain circumstances. By way of example, we are not required to comply with a request to delete information if the information is necessary for us to complete a transaction for you or otherwise perform a contract; to detect, protect against, or prosecute security incidents, fraud or illegal activity; to use the information only internally in ways reasonably aligned with your expectations as our customer (such as maintaining sales records), and to comply with legal obligations. If we receive such a request from you, we will notify any service providers we have engaged to delete your information as well. We will not discriminate against you as a result of your exercise of any of these rights.
We do not sell your information for monetary consideration, and we do not disclose your information for other valuable considerations.
We do share your information for the following business purposes:
To obtain services such as item shipments, mailings, customer account and technology support, secure payment processing, fraud prevention and data storage.
For legal and compliance purposes and to cooperate with law enforcement or other reasonable requests for information; and
To support potential sales, mergers, liquidations, or transfers of our business assets.
We disclose all the categories of Personal Information noted below with service providers that process Personal Information on our behalf (e.g., data storage providers, email services, Internet service providers, and research firms), business partners (e.g., professional advisors and consultants), government and law enforcement entities, and advertising and marketing companies.
We may disclose the following categories of information to the third parties listed below:
Categories of Personal Information collected:
Identifiers: Name, Email Address, Phone number, Physical Address, Username
Transactions: Bidding and Purchase records, items considered for purchase or bidding, items offered for consignment, shipping details, payment information including credit card information
Business Purpose for Collection of Personal Information:
Identifiers: administering auctions, verifying user identity, detecting fraud, assessing ability to bid, marketing auctions
Transactions: administering auctions, delivering purchases, providing tailored content and email marketing
Third Parties to whom this information has been disclosed or will be disclosed:
Identifiers: Service Providers (such as payment processors, shipping partners, and marketing partners)
Transactions: Service Providers (such as payment processors, shipping partners and marketing partners)
Last Modified: May 2, 2023.